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Taylor Fields

Managing Partner

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Experience

Taylor Fields is the founding member and the managing partner of Fields & Brown. Mr. Fields’ practice has been primarily in the areas of employment defense and labor relations. He has served as employment and labor counsel to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for more than 28 years. He also served in the same capacity for the …

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Charles R. Brown

Senior Partner

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Experience

Charles R. Brown is a founding member and senior partner of Fields & Brown. Mr. Brown began developing his litigation skills in the 1980s by working as an attorney for the Office of State Public Defender. He was lead counsel in numerous high profile trials, including several capital murder trials. In addition, Mr. …

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J. David Bowers

Partner

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Experience

Mr. Bowers’ practice focuses on defense of commercial, employment, and insurance disputes. He has 30 years of experience representing defendants in cases involving employment matters, breach of contract, construction matters, misrepresentation, first and third party personal injury and property damage, premises liability, bad faith/vexatious refusal and various business torts. Mr. Bowers’ wide ranging experience includes jury and bench trials, …

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Carla Fields Johnson

Partner

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Experience

Carla Fields Johnson has 19 years of litigation experience in the areas of workers’ compensation and insurance defense. She is responsible for Fields & Brown’s workers’ compensation litigation for General Motors Corporation, the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Missouri Highway Commission. She has defended claims resulting from minor injuries to allegations of permanent total disability. She has handled …

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Denise F. Fields

Associate

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Experience

Denise F. Fields represents employers in all aspects of employment law and assists clients in human resources counseling. She has experience litigating cases under numerous federal and state employment law statutes, including discrimination and harassment laws, as well as whistle-blower/anti-retaliation statutes. In addition, Ms. Fields’ experience includes assisting human resources personnel with issues related to employee recruiting and employee …

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Rachel A. Lawrence

Associate

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Experience

Ms. Lawrence joined Fields & Brown in August 2016. She began her practice as an intern in the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, and subsequently worked as an associate for a plaintiffs’ law firm in St. Louis where she specialized in personal injury and workers compensation. There, Ms. Lawrence played an integral role in every …

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